Leeds Lit Fest – Simon Armitage + LYR

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

A unique evening of poetry and music in the historic surroundings of the Leeds Library, featuring Poet Laureate Simon Armitage and the band LYR. A poetry performance by Simon will […]

Tour of The Leeds Library

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Have you ever walked past The Leeds Library and wanted to find out more about our beautiful building and its collection? …then book a free tour! The Leeds Library is […]

Leeds Lit Fest – Alice Mcllroy: The Glass Woman

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Pioneering scientist Iris Henderson awakes with no memories in a hospital bed. She is told that she is the first test-subject for an experimental therapy, placing a piece of AI […]

Leeds Lit Fest – Ajay Close: What Doesn’t Kill Us

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

AJ Close’s novel What Doesn’t Kill Us combines the tension of a police procedural with the power and passion of the women’s lib movement. Based on true events, including the […]

Leeds Lit Fest – Monique Charlesworth: Mother Country

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Monique Charlesworth’s mother Inge was German, half-Jewish and a Holocaust survivor, all of which she chose to deny. Talented and able, charismatic and infuriating, she surged through life constantly reinventing […]

Leeds Lit Fest – John Bowers KC: Downward Spiral

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

The Johnson era will be remembered for a series of scandals that severely eroded trust in the British government. From questionable PPE tenders and public appointments to the 'partygate' fiasco, […]

Leeds Lit Fest -Dr Ellen Welch: Why Can’t I See My GP?

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

UK general practice has reached crisis point. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has placed a strain on an already crumbling primary care service, leaving both patients and NHS staff […]

Events at The Leeds Library

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